Advanced search

Church of St. Apostle Peter in Bijelo Polje

At that time, Miroslav’s Gospel, one of the most beautiful hand-written books in the world, was written for this monastery. The original is kept in the National Museum in Belgrade, and phototype edition is kept in the Church of the Saint Apostle Peter.

This church belongs to the complex of Rascian sacred wholes. This is a Romanic church with Byzantine cruciform scheme. The church has a single nave with dome. Bluish cut stone laid in horizontal lines was used to build the walls. The Church of St. Peter was rebuilt and upgraded several times. The Turks turned it into a mosque. Today original shape of the church is partially recovered. 

Info about location

  • Region: Northern Region
  • Place: Bijelo Polje
  • Address: Kneza Miroslava

The official website for Montenegro tourism